Grouse Grind expected to reopen mid-May

Receiving ready to get your grind on?

The Grouse Grind Path is envisioned to reopen in mid-Could.

The path was closed last year due to the fact of snow and icy disorders.

The reopening of the preferred out of doors spot is 1 of the things in a report by Mike Redpath, manager for regional parks with the Metro Vancouver district government.

Redpath wrote that some path upkeep is at the moment underway on the decreased parts of the path found in North Vancouver.

“A rockfall hazard evaluation and any operate ensuing from that will also be executed before the path reopening,” the regional parks manager said.

The path, which varieties section of the Grouse Mountain Regional Park, has been closed considering the fact that December twelve, 2020.

The regional park handles 75 hectares of experienced forest and mountain streams.

The Grouse Grind Path is 1 of 3 trails in the park.

The Grouse Mountain Regional Park also consists of the BCMC Path and section of the Baden-Powell Path.

The BCMC Path is named by the British Columbia Mountaineering Club, and it is a close by different to the Grouse Grind Path.

In his report, Redpath wrote that the Grouse Grind Path will “serve as an alternate alternative for hikers when the BCMC Route undergoes updates in 2021”.

The updates are section of the $three.5 million Grouse Mountain Regional Park Path and Site Improvements Venture funded by the governments of Canada, British Columbia and Metro Vancouver.

Redpath mentioned that updates to the Grouse Grind Path are scheduled in 2022.

Much more than a hundred,000 individuals climb the path every single year.

The path is a two.nine-kilometre ascent with two,830 steps, giving a serious exercise routine amid the splendour of character.

Redpath’s report is incorporated in the agenda Wednesday (April seven) of Metro Vancouver’s regional parks committee.

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